News

News -page consists of current topics and interesting articles about jazz in Finland. 



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Young Nordic Jazz Comets review in All About Jazz

Journalist Henning Bolte reviewed the whole Europe Jazz Network showcase weekend in Trondheim, Norway in September 12nd - 15th. As a part of the article he also dug into the Young Nordic Jazz Comets showcase night.




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Panu Savolainen to curate the Kalkkiranta Jazz festival

Kalkkiranta Jazz festival has appointed vibraphonist Panu Savolainen as their new artistic director. Former Art Director, pianist Iiro Rantala chose Savolainen as his successor. The festival takes place in Sipoo on the 16th of August.



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JazzHUG club series continues in VinVin

Helsinki Jazz Underground collective promotes Finnish jazz both on record and live. Their JazzHUG club nights have been an instant hit and there seems to be no end to the success story so far. JazzHUG presents four monthly duo concerts in the wine bar VinVin in Helsinki center. All the concerts are free of charge.



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Flame Jazz Cruise III on Viking Grace on Saturday

See the rap-jazz big band Julkinen Sana, dance jazz band Dalindéo and so much more on the brand new Viking Grace cruise ship. Flame Jazz hosts an all-nighter of some of the coolest jazz Finland has to offer right now!


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TTT-club series opens wit a full house

Tampere's Työväen Teatteri theatre has set up a series of jazz concerts called "TTT-klubi". The three club nights take place in the theatre's restaurant. The opening night is already sold out, but there's still a chance to get tickets for the two upcoming concerts.